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About Us:

Free software is software that gives the user freedom to run, study modify and share/redistribute copies of Software.To use free software is to make a political and ethical choice asserting the right to learn, and share what we learn with others. With Free and Open-Source Software (FOSS) anyone is freely licensed to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.This is in contrast to proprietary software, where the software is under restrictive copyright licensing and the source code is usually hidden from the users.


GRIET Free Software Wing, vision is to support the philosophy of FOSS, and encourages students and faculty to use open source software wherever applicable. It aims to train the students on open source Software, widely used in industry. Encourage Faculty the usage of FOSS material and software in Teaching/Learning process.


FSW is a platform where there is a wide scope of Learning and contribution to the free and open source community. Planned activities can lead to improvement in Teaching/Learning process. Active participation by students enable internships, design and develop innovative projects. Active participation by faculty can result in new spoken tutorial sessions or workshops design.

  • Organize Guest Lectures, Seminars, Workshops, Hands-on Sessions to students/faculty.
  • The events can be customized to each branch of Engineering.
  • Certifications through Spoken Tutorials.
  • Organize Sessions with Hands-on in collaboration with IIT Bombay, Spoken Tutorials, Industries that inclines to the philosophy of FOSS.
  • Organize Events on Emerging Technologies.
  • Provide internships to students good at FOSS.
Faculty Coordinator Of Free Software Wing:
Dr. Ravikiran K, Associate Professor, Department of Information Technology
S.No Name of the Member and Designation Branch Position
1 Dr. Ravikiran K, Associate Professor IT Chairman
2 V. Srinivas,   Assistant Professor CSE Member
3 P. Prasanth Kumar,   Assistant Professor EEE Member
4 N. Srinivasa Rao,   Assistant Professor ECE Member
5 R. Arun Kumar,   Assistant Professor MECH Member
6 Ms. Likhitha IV-IT Student President
7 Sai Venkata Kalki Anand Thota, Student III-CSE Member
8 Nitin Sai Varma Indukuri, Student III-CSE Member
9 Sai Naveen Thota, Student III-CSE Member
10 Gollapudi Venkata Mahati, Student III-ECE Member
11 Galidevara Sai Venkata Meghana, Student III-ECE Member
12 Aniketh Deshmukh, Student III-CSE Member
13 D. Eshwar, Student III-ECE Member
14 Doddi Bhavya, Student III-EEE Member
15 Pavan Sri Surya Sai Vemuri, Student III-CSE Member
16 Ganji Abhishek, Student II-CSDS Member
17 K sri sai ketan, Student II-ECE Member
18 Hansika cheemakurthy, Student II-CSBS Member
19 Shaik Nazma, Student II-ECE Member
20 N Krishna Kalyan, Student II-CS AI&ML Member
21 Sundala Harika, Student II-CSBS Member
22 Indukuri Sai Nilasha Varma, Student II-CSE Member

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